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Notes from the cheap seats…

Nothing seems important at 30,000 feet except the vague possibility of a safe landing after a flight lasting 14 hours. And maybe that’s why so many of us opt to bury ourselves in a book in order to wile away the time. Indeed, we devote a great deal of time and thought to choosing on […]

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Alan in Exile

Last week I left you with this: “It was to be the last book I would read for three years.” And you did indeed read that correctly—for three years, the time it took me to write Spank, I did not pick up a novel by another author. I’m sure you’re asking “why?” and with good […]

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Writers do it anywhere, even on a toilet in Shanghai

The best thing about being a writer is that you can do it almost anywhere. All you need is a ballpoint pen and the back of an envelope and you are ready to go whenever inspiration strikes. You might just be recording an idea, or jotting down a snippet of dialogue. Or you might find […]

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